Without doubt, one of the greatest marketing campaigns of all time, even if the product advertised was a complete disappointment to the hardcore fans. The advert? A black and gold Bat logo. The film? Batman.
Some films, originally panned or poorly-received upon release, have the ability of establishing a likability or even a fandom many years later. 1997's Batman & Robin is widely regarded as being complete dog sh*t, the worst comic book movie of all time,
• LIKE on Facebook • FOLLOW on Twitter • FOLLOW on Instagram • SUBSCRIBE on YouTube • BUY ME A COFFEE on Ko-Fi Returning to the (exquisitely fancy) Kingstreet Townhouse in Manchester, Zavvi pulled off another excellent clothing range launch, this one eloquently titled, Heist Collection – no better name for a collection supporting the... Continue Reading →
So, I'm on the bus home from my post-uni curry adventure in Urmston. I have a great number of shopping bags, so I sit upstairs because the downstairs of the bus was packed-out. Moving on, forty seconds after sitting down, two rogues sat somewhere behind me are discussing comic-adapted movies - ranging from Superman III to Captain America:... Continue Reading →
Man of Steel was okay (my brother really dislikes it). The Dark Knight trilogy was very good. Now, I am an avid comic book fan - I have first issues, first appearances, graphic novels, single issues of importance etc. etc. Also, I am a fan of both Batman and Superman, in film, cartoon, and comic. However, I'm not... Continue Reading →
Batman Forever: the third movie in the 1989-1997 Burton/Schumacher quadrilogy of Batman movies. Batman Forever brought an end to the sometimes Gothic & noir visual of Batman movie, directed by Tim Burton, and replaced by the more commercialised, modern-set and cheese-ridden Batman movie, directed by Joel Schumacher - yes, the dude who allegedly "killed the Batman movie"... Continue Reading →